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Slick Woods, Who Rose From Homeless Teen to Become Rihanna’s Favorite Model, Says She Has Stopped Chemo For Melanoma

Slick Woods, born Simone Thomson, has decided to stop her treatment for stage three melanoma, which is an aggressive form of the disease and can be fatal.

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Tradie’s campaign to save lives after surviving terminal melanoma

Brisbane tradie Lucas Ridgway was 36 when he was told his melanoma was terminal.

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Feeling ‘so lucky’ to be alive after receiving new melanoma treatment

After losing a cousin to melanoma and being diagnosed with stage three of the same cancer, Sandra Moore feels lucky to be alive three years after receiving a potentially breakthrough treatment.

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Biggest advancement in melanoma treatment in a decade

Researchers have taken a new approach on melanoma treatment, using cancer-fighting drugs before surgery.

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